Most Recommended Strollers under $500

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Sometimes you need a great stroller on a budget. Curated Experts take each shopper's budget into account every time they make recommendations. This list brings together their top recommendations for strollers under $500. Want a more personalized fit for your particular needs and preferences? Don't forget to chat with a Baby & Toddler Expert here on Curated for free advice and recommendations on the best stroller for your needs.

Kristina Spencer, Baby Expert
Alex K., Baby Expert
Mariah Wear, Baby Expert
By Lightweight Stroller ExpertsKristina, Alex, Mariah and others
The Babyzen Yoyo² Stroller 6+ Bundle is a top pick for parents on the go, especially those who frequently use public transportation or travel. Its compact size, lightweight design, and all-wheel suspension make it easy to maneuver in tight spaces, while the comfortable cushion and large storage basket add convenience. The stroller is compatible with several infant seat brands and can be customized with various color options.
Ideal for
  • Parents who frequently travel or use public transportation
  • Those who prefer lightweight and compact strollers
  • Parents looking for a stroller with a large storage basket
  • Those who want a stroller compatible with various infant seat brands
  • Parents who want color customization options
Kristina Spencer, Baby Expert
Meghan Bush, Baby Expert
Allie L., Baby Expert
by Curated experts Kristina Spencer, Meghan Bush, Allie L.
The Ergobaby Metro+ Compact City Stroller is a versatile and adaptable stroller, perfect for parents on the go. Its compact and lightweight design, coupled with an adjustable handlebar, makes it easy to maneuver for adults of all heights. The stroller is also designed with extra padding for comfort, a reclining seat for naps, and can be transformed into a newborn nest. It's also compatible with a range of car seats, making it a great choice for families seeking convenience and flexibility.
Ideal for
  • Parents of varying heights
  • Parents seeking a lightweight and compact stroller
  • Parents who need a stroller compatible with various car seat brands
  • Parents looking for a stroller with a reclining seat for naps
  • Parents seeking a stroller that can be adapted for newborns
Kristina Spencer, Baby Expert
Allie L., Baby Expert
by Curated experts Kristina Spencer, Allie L.
The Maxi-Cosi Mara XT Ultra Compact Stroller is perfect for parents seeking convenience and comfort for their little ones. Its compact design allows for easy storage and one-handed folding, while the large storage basket and zippered pocket keep valuables secure. Weighing just 17 lbs, it's easy to maneuver and suitable for children up to 50 lbs. The ultra-plush padded fabrics and adjustable recline ensure a comfortable ride for your child.
Ideal for
  • Parents seeking a compact, easy-to-store stroller
  • Parents who need a stroller that's easy to maneuver
  • Parents who value storage space in a stroller
  • Parents who prioritize comfort for their children
Meghan Bush, Baby Expert
Alex K., Baby Expert
by Curated experts Meghan Bush, Alex K.

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The Cybex Eezy S Twist +2 V2 Stroller is a perfect choice for parents seeking a compact, stylish, and lightweight stroller. Its unique 360-degree rotating seat allows for both parent and world-facing positions, making it versatile for different needs. The stroller is suitable from birth with a car seat and can be used up to 4 years in the stroller seat. With an all-wheel suspension, it ensures a smooth ride, and its self-standing fold makes it travel-friendly.
Ideal for
  • Parents looking for a compact and lightweight stroller
  • Parents who want a stroller with a 360-degree rotating seat
  • Parents who need a stroller suitable from birth to 4 years
  • Parents seeking a smooth ride for their child
  • Parents who travel frequently
Alex K., Baby Expert
by Curated expert Alex K.
The Maxi-Cosi Gia XP 3-Wheel Stroller is a perfect choice for parents who need a compact, easy-to-use stroller for everyday use. It's designed to hold kids from 4 - 30 lbs and up to 32" long, making it versatile for growing families. The stroller shines in its off-sidewalk capabilities, and the washable fabric and large sunshade add to its practicality. However, it might not be the best choice for jogging parents.
Ideal for
  • Parents needing a compact stroller
  • Parents looking for a stroller suitable for off-sidewalk use
  • Parents who value easy maintenance with washable fabric
  • Parents seeking a stroller with a large sunshade
Not ideal for
  • Parents who enjoy jogging with their stroller
Kristina Spencer, Baby Expert
by Curated expert Kristina Spencer
The Babyzen Yoyo Connect Stroller Frame is a versatile choice for parents on the move. It's the best-selling travel stroller frame, perfect for kids who have outgrown their infant car seats. The frame can be used as a standalone stroller or can be converted into a double stroller, making it ideal for growing families. Its adaptability and ease of use make it a top pick for our list of Most Recommended Strollers under $500.
Ideal for
  • Parents who frequently travel
  • Families with more than one young child
  • Parents seeking a versatile stroller solution
  • Parents of children who have outgrown their infant car seats
Not ideal for
  • Parents of new infants
Susan Y, Baby Expert
Ashley S., Baby Expert
by Curated experts Susan Y, Ashley S.
The Maxi-Cosi Maxi-Taxi XT Ultra is the perfect stroller for parents who are always on the move. Its design allows it to work seamlessly with your infant car seat, making transitions from car to stroller a breeze. This feature makes it an ideal choice for those who value convenience and ease of use.
Ideal for
  • Parents on the go
  • Those who value convenience
  • Users of infant car seats
Mariah Wear, Baby Expert
by Curated expert Mariah Wear

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Result Summary
  1. Babyzen Yoyo² Stroller 6+ Bundle
  2. Ergobaby Metro+ Compact City Stroller
  3. Maxi-Cosi Mara XT Ultra Compact Stroller
  4. Cybex Eezy S Twist +2 V2 Stroller
  5. Maxi-Cosi Gia XP 3-Wheel Stroller
  6. Babyzen Yoyo Connect Stroller Frame
  7. Maxi-Cosi Maxi-Taxi XT Ultra
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